A New York Jail Let A Homeless Man ‘Bake To Death’ – via The Huffington Post

“NEW YORK (AP) — Jerome Murdough was just looking for a warm place to sleep on a chilly night last month when he curled up in an enclosed stairwell on the roof of a Harlem public housing project where he was arrested for trespassing.

“A week later, the mentally ill homeless man was found dead in a Rikers Island jail cell that four city officials say had overheated to at least 100 degrees, apparently because of malfunctioning equipment.”

See more here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/19/jerome-murdough_n_4993423.html?&ncid=tweetlnkushpmg00000067

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